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Magical Child by Joseph Chilton Pearce

Magical Child

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Magical Child by Joseph Chilton Pearce
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Mar 01, 1992 | ISBN 9780452267893

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“This is the brilliant, provocative, humane synthesis we’ve been waiting for. I hope Magical Child is read by every parent and parent-to-be, every educator, everyone interested in the future of our society.”
—George Leonard, author of Mastery

“An innovative, philosophical restructuring of modern child psychology.”
Publishers Weekly

“A profound, readable, and exciting book.”
Library Journal

“This is one of the most important and beautiful books I have ever read. . . . The book is written with the passion of a man who not only cares but knows.”
—Colin Turnbull

Table Of Contents

Magical ChildAcknowledgments
Part I. The Monstrous Understanding
1. Promise Given
2. Matrix Shifts
3. Intelligence as Interaction
4. Stress and Learning
5. The New Demonology
6. Time Bomb
7. Breaking the Bond

Part II. The World
8. Concept
9. Cycle of Competence
10. Establishing the Matrix
11. World As It Is
12. Filling in the Details
13. Division of Labor
14. Primary Perceptions
15. Play

Part III. Transforming the Given
16. Dancing Through the Crack
17. The Two-Way Flow
18. Toward Autonomy
19. The Cycle of Creative Competence
20. Thinking about Thinking
21. Journey into the Mind
22. The Second Bonding
23. Renewing the Promise

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